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    Sunday, July 20, 2014 ·

    British Horror doesn’t get much more weird and subversive than BLOOD ON SATAN’S CLAW, according to Edd Elliott.

    Blood On Satan’s Claw

  • Til Madness 600x340

    Sunday, June 29, 2014 ·

    ‘TIL MADNESS DO US PART is a world of delirium but also of sensation, patiently exposed by the director, Wang Bin. Tianyi Shen reviews at EIFF.

    ‘Til Madness Do Us Part

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    Saturday, June 28, 2014 ·

    Closer to MYSTERIOUS SKIN than CLUELESS in its treatment of American teenagers, PALO ALTO is a fine calling card for another member of the talented Coppola clan.

    Palo Alto

  • Snow-Piercer2

    Friday, June 27, 2014 ·

    Tilda Swinton is a joy to hate but Bong Joon-Ho’s editing lets down the weird and wonderful SNOWPIERCER, screened at Edinburgh International Film Festival.


  • fugitive1

    Thursday, June 26, 2014 ·

    A little-seen gem of a movie, with a captivating young lead and ground-breaking style, writes Sarah Lambert.

    Little Fugitive

  • slap

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 ·

    Screened at the Cameo Picturehouse as part of the EIFF shorts programme, YOUTH IN FLAMES illustrates the burning bright nature of adolescence.

    EIFF Shorts: Youth In Flames

  • hellion

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 ·

    Kat Candler’s debut feature HELLION is a mature study on the breakdown in a family following the crumbling away of parental responsibility, writes Jack Toye.


  • Midi1

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014 ·

    Tianyi Shen spoke to Burmese-Taiwanese director Midi Z at EIFF about his film ICE POISON, a dark and elegant depiction of Myanmar’s crystal meth scene.

    Interview with Midi Z

Frank | Sundance London 2014 | TakeOneCFF.com
Saturday, April 26, 2014


FRANK is an entertaining and comical trip with a poignant thread running through it about the inner torment that can provide musical inspiration. Alison Hicks at Sundance London.

Love & Engineering | Tribeca Film Festival | TakeOneCFF.com
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Love & Engineering

LOVE & ENGINEERING, premiering at Tribeca Film Festival, does a disservice to both despite sparks of humour and engagement, writes Jim Ross

Boulevard | Tribeca Film Festival 2014 | TakeOneCFF.com
Saturday, April 26, 2014


Engaging performances and strong direction allow BOULEVARD to overcome its more cliched elements, writes Jim Ross from Tribeca Film Festival

Every Secret Thing | Tribeca Film Festival | TakeOneCFF.com
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Every Secret Thing

Although engaging and well-acted, EVERY SECRET THING lacks the visual imagination to take it up a level. Jim Ross writes from Tribeca.

Locke | TakeOneCFF.com
Thursday, April 24, 2014


Tom Hardy drives to Hell in Steven Knight’s economical and compelling one-man drama, writes Gavin Midgley.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Crispin Glover comes to Cambridge

On 30 April Crispin Glover will be at Cambridge APH performing a one-hour dramatic narration of his profusely illustrated books followed by a screening of his 35mm film, a Q&A session and a book signing.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Belfast Film Festival 2014

If one of the roles of a good film festival is to restore your faith in cinema, the Belfast Film Festival does just that, writes Noel Megahey.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Double

Richard Ayoade’s THE DOUBLE is one of the most dull, yet unutterably infatuating films Jack McCurdy has watched in a long time.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Filmed Up

FILMED UP is a new filmmakers’ showcase devised by Cornerhouse Manchester. Jack Stocker reviews some of the shorts that made it onto the March programme.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Meet Mohammad Ali Talebi

If you enjoyed A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM please take the chance to meet one of the greatest icons of Iranian cinema!